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First Broadcast in May, 1956, The Open Mind is still produced weekly by Richard D. Heffner, host, historian, and University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University. These dialogues with some of the most creative thinkers of the last half-century are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.



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Guest: Dawidowicz, Lucy Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Guest: Sacks, Oliver (Neurology) Theme: Books Date: 1987-02-07
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Guest: Wachtler, Sol
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Guest: Tuchman, Barbara Theme: History
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Guest: Weisberg, Joseph
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Open Mind episode 1375: You Just Don't Understand with Educator, Author Deborah Tannen, specialist in Linguistics
Topic: Books
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Guest: Postman, Neil (Communications) Theme: Media Date: 1985-12-14
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Guest: Spock, Benjamin with Barr, Donald and Bloustein, Edward Theme: Education
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Open Mind episode 1000: "A Beautiful Mind" by Sylvia Nasar with Journalist Sylvia Nasar Betamax tape: available
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Open Mind episode 592: Lou Reed -- Rock-and-Roll Heart' An American Masters Special with Photographer Timothy Greenfeld-Sanders Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Biography
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Guest: Salk, Jonas Theme: Science
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Guest: Postman, Neil Theme: Media
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Guest: Koch, Edward I. Theme: Politics Date: 1988-01-17
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Open Mind episode 775: American Journalism: A Critique, Part I with Journalist Bill Kovach, specialist in Journalistic Ethics Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Journalism
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Guest: Steinem, Gloria Theme: Feminism
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Open Mind episode 1500: Good Sex with Dr. Ruth with Therapist Ruth Westheimer, specialist in Sex Education
Topic: Sex Education
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Guests: King, Martin Luther with Waring, J. Waites Theme: Race
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Guest: Krim, Mathilde Theme: Health
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Guest: Lewis, Flora Theme: A View From Abroad
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Guest: Varmus, Dr. Harold
Topic: Dr. Harold Varmus
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Guests: Malcolm X; Morrison, Alan; Walker, Wyatt Tee; Farmer, James (Original guests) Update Guests: Farmer, James and Walker, Wyatt Tee Theme: Civil Rights
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Guest: Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah Theme: Foriegn Affairs
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Guest: McCullough, David Theme: Media
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Theme: biography Guest: Fred Allen & Steve Allen
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Topics: biography, comedy, Fred Allen, Steve Allen
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald with Valenti, Jack Theme: Tthe Presidency Date: 1987-02-01
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Guest: Steel, Ronald Theme: Biography
Topics: Ronald Steel, Biography
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Guests: Cremin, Lawrence A. with Mayor, Mara Theme: Education
Topics: Lawrence A. Cremin, Mara Mayor, Education
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Guest: Peck, M. Scott Theme: Psychology Date: 1983-12-21
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: The Law
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Guest: Keohane, Nannerl O. Theme: Education
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: Biography
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Guest: Ogilvy, David Theme: Business
Topics: David Ogilvy, Business
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Guest: Caro, Robert Theme: Biography
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Open Mind episode 341: The Gift of Fear with Author Gavin DeBecker, specialist in Private Investigator to the stars Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Children
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Guest: Miller, Judith Theme: History
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Guest: Brown, David (Movies / Theatre) Theme: Aging Date: 1987-09-13
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Guest: Miller, Judith Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Postman, Neil (Communications) Theme: History Date: 1999-11-03
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Guest: Krim, Mathilde Theme: Health
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Guest: Heller, Steven
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Guest: Cuomo, Mario Theme: Politics
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Guest: Friedan, Betty Theme: Feminism
Topics: Betty Friedan, Feminism
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Guest: Hewitt, Don Theme: Television
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Guest: Howard, Michael Theme: History
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Open Mind episode 857: Joseph Liberman (D, Conn.) with Public Official, Attorney Senator Joseph Lieberman Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Biography
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Guest: Judy Blume Theme: Books Date: October 20, 2000
Topics: books, Judy Blume
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Guest: Schlesinger, Arthur Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Asimov, Isaac Theme: Biography
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Guest: Kelly, Raymond W. Theme: Crime
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Guest: Goodson, Mark Theme: Television
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Guest: Lerner, Max with Burns, James MacGregor Theme: American Experience Date: 1985-03-16
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Open Mind episode 717: It's Been Dark Before, Part II with Educator David M. Kennedy, specialist in American History
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Guest: Royster, Vermont C. Theme: History
Topics: Vermont C. Royster, History
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Guest: Schmertz, Herbert Theme: Television
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Guest: Garfinkle, Norton
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Guests: Coulson, Robert with Grin, Spencer Theme: The Law
Topics: Robert Coulson, Spencer Grin, The Law
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Guest: Bauerlein, Mark
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Guest: Hooks, Benjamin Theme: Civil Rights
Topics: Benjamin Hooks, Civil Rights
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Open Mind episode 791: Everything for Sale, Part I with Editor Robert Kuttner Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Business
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Guest: Wolf, Naomi Theme: Feminism
Topics: Naomi Wolf, Feminism
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Guest: Peter Gay Theme: Psychiatry Date: April 3, 1988
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Topics: Peter Gay, Freud, psychiatry
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Guest: Leonard, John Theme: Entertainment
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Open Mind episode 1620: Sex and the Single Girl, Again! with Helen Gurley Brown Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Feminism
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Guest: Michels, Robert
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Guest: Calame, Byron
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Guest: Wallace, Professor Mike Theme: American Experience
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Guest: Westheimer, Ruth Theme: Sex Education
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Guest: Thomas, Franklin Theme: Psychology
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Guest: Goleman, Daniel (Psychology) Theme: Books Date: 1987-06-26
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Guest: Lasch, Christopher Theme: American Experience
Topics: Christopher Lasch, American Experience
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Guest: Michels, Robert Theme: Medicine
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Guest: Pipes, Richard Theme: Foreign Affairs
Topics: Richard Pipes, Foreign Affairs